Shakespearience 2015: And So It Begins

Shakespearience 2015: And So It Begins

“I conjure you, by that which you profess, Howe’er you come to know it, answer me” Next week a cast of six young actors from Barton Peveril Sixth Form College begins a week-long tour of the local secondary schools participating in Shakespearience 2015. They hope...

The Road To Azincourt – A Director's Story

I am writing this sat on a ferry heading back from France, reflecting on what has been a remarkable couple of days. As part of my research for directing new play The Road To Glory, I’ve been lucky enough to travel with the Composer David Pearce to northern France....
Henry V Throughout History: The King Has Killed His Heart

Henry V Throughout History: The King Has Killed His Heart

As our journey through the different filmed versions of William Shakespeare’s Henry V continues, we come to a very significant incarnation – Kenneth Branagh’s 1989 film. In 1989, Kenneth Branagh took the task of adapting The Bard’s history play Henry V for the big...